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Rwanda’s Not-So-Unimaginable Ambition To Be A Startup Hub of Africa

It’s an odd feeling to come from California, one of the world’s most prodigious economies where the infrastructure and public systems are simultaneously falling apart in plain view, and arrive in the tiny, landlocked East African country of Rwanda. The first thing you notice is how exceptionally clean the streets of Kigali appear. That’s because of a ban on non-biodegradable

Bucket, A Streak Planner That Robotically Creates Advice Lists, Expands Nationwide

Early Facebook employee and longtime travel aficionado Julia Lam began studying consumer travel habits over a year ago to see how people planned their vacations and business trips. What she found was that people were often using a mess of Chrome tabs and text files. So she started Bucket with former Facebook engineer John Sichi

The Final Bus Startup Standing: Chariot

In the beginning, there were three. There was Leap Transit, the Andreessen Horowitz-backed bus startup stocked with Blue Bottle Coffee and furnished with plush stool seating for morning and evening commuters. Then there was the Nightschool’s nostalgic take with off-duty schoolbuses for late-night transport between the East Bay and San Francisco after the region’s commuter rail system BART shut down

Current Jurassic Fossils Yarn Evolutionary Changes of Jaw Joint to Mammalian Heart Ear

Two new Jurassic species — the morganucodontan-like Dianoconodon youngi and the pseudotribosphenic shuotheriid Feredocodon chowi — offer key information about the evolutionary shift from the jaw joint bones to those of the middle ear in early mammals. Dianoconodon youngi. Image credit: Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Both Dianoconodon youngi and

Webb Observes Hidden Depths of Messier 82

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope have captured a new image of the central starburst region of Messier 82 (M82, NGC 3034 or the Cigar Galaxy), a starburst irregular galaxy located 12 million light-years away in the constellation of Ursa Major. Messier 82 was observed by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope in 2006

New Jurassic Shuotheriid Species Sheds Gentle on Early Evolution of Mammaliaforms

In new research, a team of paleontologists examined the tooth structure of Feredocodon chowi, a new species of shuotheriid mammaliaform that lived in what is now China during the Jurassic period, to gain a better understanding of their phylogenetic relationships and evolutionary paths. Life reconstruction of Feredocodon chowi (right) and Dianoconodon youngi (left). Image credit:

Snam selects Baker Hughes’ hydrogen-bright technology for its gasoline network

Home Hydrogen Snam selects Baker Hughes’ hydrogen-ready technology for its gas network April 4, 2024, by Aida Čučuk Italian energy infrastructure company Snam has awarded U.S. energy technology company Baker Hughes a contract to provide three turbocompressors driven by NovaLT12 gas turbine technology, offering fuel flexibility of up to 10% hydrogen blend with natural gas

The Bustle to Mine the Ocean is Heating Up

By ZeroHedge - Mar 28, 2024, 4:00 PM CDT China currently leads in terms of contracts for permitted deep sea mining exploration. There are three main categories of deep sea mineral exploration: polymetallic nodules, polymetallic sulfides, and cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts. The issue of deep sea mining is complex and divisive, with supporters arguing for its

Yellen says China’s speedy buildout of its inexperienced vitality alternate ‘distorts global prices’

Updated [hour]:[minute] [AMPM] [timezone], [monthFull] [day], [year]   WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen called out China’s ramped-up production in solar energy, electric vehicles and lithium-ion batteries, calling it unfair competition that “distorts global prices” and “hurts American firms and workers, as well as firms and workers around the world.” Yellen, who is planning

Port of Rotterdam urges EU to ‘build implementation of energy transition heart stage’

Home Green Marine Port of Rotterdam urges EU to ‘put implementation of energy transition center stage’ March 27, 2024, by Fatima Bahtić The Port of Rotterdam Authority has appealed to the European Union (EU) to work on stable policies and a vigorous stimulus of green energy and a circular economy. Port of Rotterdam; Photo: Martens

Rwanda’s No longer-So-Out of the ordinary Ambition To Be A Startup Hub of Africa

It’s an odd feeling to come from California, one of the world’s most prodigious economies where the infrastructure and public systems are simultaneously falling apart in plain view, and arrive in the tiny, landlocked East African country of Rwanda. The first thing you notice is how exceptionally clean the streets of Kigali appear. That’s because of a ban on non-biodegradable

Chickadees Occupy Recent Neural Barcodes for Episodic Recollections, Researchers Yell

Black-capped chickadees (Poecile atricapillus), small North American passerine birds that live in deciduous and mixed forests, have extraordinary memories that can recall the locations of thousands of morsels of food to help them survive the winter. Now, scientists at Columbia University’s Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute have discovered how the chickadees can remember so many